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Niyati Ahuja is a senior associate in the New York office of Reed Smith. She is admitted to practice law in India and New York. She represents global corporations and individuals in international commercial disputes involving breach of fiduciary duties, shareholder and joint venture disputes, and investment disputes involving breach of stabilization and concession agreements. She has successfully represented mining companies, banking institutions, and individual investors in high-stakes disputes involving breach of agreements, investment protections, and shareholder disputes. She also represents clients in court proceedings in aid of arbitration, including seeking discovery pursuant to 28 U.S.C. section 1782 and recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards under the Federal Arbitration Act and the New York Convention, as well as cross-border litigation proceedings.


  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, LL.M., Certificate of Specialization in Business Law
  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, LL.B., B.B.A.

  • Nueva York
  • India

  • Founder, Indian Women in International Arbitration
  • Regional Representative for North America, YPG – Asian International Arbitration Centre
  • ArbitralWomen
  • Institute for Transnational Arbitration, Young ITA
  • International Centre for Dispute Resolution, ICDR Young and ICDR International
  • London Court of International Arbitration
  • International Council for Commercial Arbitration, Young ICCA
  • Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, ACICA 45
  • Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Young SIAC
  • New York State Bar Association
  • African Arbitration Association
  • American Bar Association

  • Hindi

Press coverage

  • 7 February 2024 GAR Awards 2024 – VOTING NOW OPEN, Global Arbitration Review
  • 18 May 2023 New group launches for Indian women, Global Arbitration Review
  • 27 September 2021 Super Lawyer interviews Niyati Ahuja 
  • 25 November 2019 "First Person Accounts: Niyati Ahuja on the LLM at Berkeley Law," Amicus Partners